Panton–Valentine leukocidin-associated Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia in infants: a report of four cases and review of the literature

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Four children under 16 months of age presented within an 18-month period with severe, rapidly progressive Panton–Valentine leukocidin-associated ST93 Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia. Two of the cases that required extracorporeal membranous oxygenation and proved fatal had poor prognostic features of leukopaenia, rash and pulmonary haemorrhage… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-011-1651-y

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@article{Schwartz2011PantonValentineLS, title={Panton–Valentine leukocidin-associated Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia in infants: a report of four cases and review of the literature}, author={Kevin L. Schwartz and Clare B Nourse}, journal={European Journal of Pediatrics}, year={2011}, volume={171}, pages={711-717} }